University of Minnesota
Department of Writing Studies

Department of Writing Studies

Kirsten Jamsen

Kirsten Jamsen

Center for Writing (Writing Studies) 10 Nich Hall 216 Pillsbury Dr SE

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Kirsten Jamsen directs and teaches in the Center for Writing and teaches WRIT 3751W:  The Theory and Practice of Writing Consultancy.  With her colleagues in the Center and across campus, she currently studies writing across the curriculum, composition pedagogy, the role of technology in writing centers and classrooms, and the relationship between writing centers and institutional change.

Educational Background

  • Ph.D: English, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, 1998.
  • M.A.: English, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, 1991.
  • B.A.: English, Carleton College, Northfield, MN, 1990.
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